If you consider that the information we provide is wrong, not accurated, outdated, translation contains errors, and you would like to help us to improve the file...you can contact us here: moc.ortem-apam@ofni. Currently, there are over 150 stations (including transition stations) of the Moscow Metro. The Sokolnicheskaya Line will soon be extended 2.6 km to Potapovo station. Its 22 stations run through Moscow from west to east. It extends to Buninskaya Alleya. Only 2.1 mi (3.3 km) long, this is the shortest line in Moscow’s metro system. Moscow Metro system map (2016 English version) Key to lines 1 2 3 4 Sokolnicheskaya Line (red) Zamoskvoretskaya Line (green) Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line (blue) Filyovskaya Line (azure) 5 6 7 8/8A Koltsevaya Line (brown ring) Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya Line (orange) Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line (purple) Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya Line (yellow) Feel free to contact us if you dont find the system you're looking for and we'll add it as soon as we can! This line runs roughly diagonal through Moscow from north to south. The Troika card is the most convenient payment method for transportation in Moscow. For the first time in the history the list is laid out in a welcoming way. Any of Moscow’s 3 airports are accessible by bus and metro and the metro is famous for the murals, mosaics, candelabras, and art that fill its stations. Passengers will be able to change to 23 stations on other lines, as well as to four stations on the Moscow Central Circle, six stations on the first two Moscow Central Diameters, and to 11 railway stations. Kievskaya (Circle Line) This station on the Circle Line was built under the personal supervision of … Thanks to the company Maxima Telecom, all metro lines have had free Wi-Fi since December 1, 2014. The projects included Moscow Central Circle, the First and Second Moscow Central Diameter lines, as well as 10 train maintenance facilities. How? An additional station called Yuzhny Port is scheduled to be built on a section of the light-green line between the Kozhukhovskaya and Pechatniki stations, with construction from 2021 through 2023. Most hotels, restaurants and tourist sites in Moscow will identify the nearest Metro station, as a part of their typical visitor information. It connects the gray line to the green line. Its regular metro schedule runs from 5:30 am to 1:00 am and operates at a high frequency. Currently, the constructors are studying various options for linking the two yellow line sections in central Moscow. With more than nine million passengers daily, the Moscow metro is one of the busiest metro systems in the world. Seven new stations have already opened on the Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya Line. It will be possible to reach Rasskazovka from Novokosino and to get to Vnukovo International Airport on this line. This is one of Moscow’s two metro lines that have a circular route. This line can be considered as an extension of line 6. Regarding the Big Circle Line, there are plans to complete tunnels in all of the lineâs sections throughout 2021. Today the Moscow metro seems to be the busiest in the world, carrying an average of 8-9 million passengers on a normal weekday, i.e. The following cards allow to use all means of public transportation in Moscow: metro, bus, trolleybus, tram and the monorail road. The present day Moscow metro is not only counted among some of the most beautiful, but it is also one of the most used systems in the world. During the cold war, some stations were constructed with the intention of serving as a shelter in case of nuclear war. In 2023, the city is also planning to open a short metro section between Sevastopolsky Prospekt and Ulitsa Novatorov. The Moscow Metro is the most popular and, that is why, the most overcrowded public transport facility of the city. Most of Moscow’s metro lines run below ground but there are also some surface and elevated stations. Saint Basil’s Cathedral (Catedral de San Basilio): This famous cathedral is one of the icons not only in Moscow, but in all of Russia. Avoid visiting them at peak hours. Starting 2028 three other station will be operational. From this date onwards the metro was expanded and various lines were created with the idea that the stations represented the ideas of the Russian aesthetic, above all, the idea of ”splendor” and of a “brilliant future”, which explains the abundance of reflective murals and candelabras. Moscow’s metro system doesn’t have a clearly defined logo, but the stations are labeled with an uppercase “M”. […], Copyright @RailwayPRO Communication Platform. Technically, this will be the most complicated metro line whose central sections are to include the Plyushchikha, Volkhonka and Dorogomilovskaya stations. The gallery can be found five minutes by foot from line 6 on the Tretyakovskaya station. Announcements asks people to wear masks and gloves, but only a few do. Although it hasn’t been confirmed, it is thought that another metro system exists below some of the regular lines; created to evacuate a limited group of important people in case of emergencies such as the nuclear attack during the Cold War. Radial lines, which cut across the city in most directions, are joined together by a circular line, which also joins together the city's largest railway stations. for most plans) and customers choosing lower-prioritized plans may notice lower speeds & Metro customers may notice lower speeds vs. T-Mobile, due to data prioritization. To reach the square, take line 3 to Ploshchad Revolyutsii station or to line 2 to Teatral’naya station. The N611 bus takes you to the Yugo-Zapadnaya station from the red line (line 1). Although most lines pass through Moscow from one end to another, this line leaves from the center of Moscow and connects with the Dorogomilovo and Fili districts to the west. Moscow Metro Meals: Russian canteen goes underground 15. Moscow Metro has some of the most beautiful metro stations in the world. Although it is known that plans existed for metro construction during the time of Imperial Russia, the First World War and various civil wars meant the first metro line would not begin to run until May 15, 1935 during Stalin’s rule. The price of a single fare card is 55 rubles (US $0.97). It is not an underground line, but an elevated one. Biryulyovskaya and Rublyovo-Arkhangelskaya, TETRA+LTE to revolutionise train-to-ground communications, Linsinger unveils worldâs first hydrogen rail milling machine. It is believed that this secret metro, called D-6, is run by the army. Over the years the Moscow metro system is one that has truly been transformed. Every station is unique and is like to be in a Museum. Some of the most famous and beautiful include: Tretyakov Gallery (Galería Tretiakov): It is one of Moscow’s most famous art museums. The trip, valued at 50 rubles (US$0.88), lasts around 40 minutes and you can purchase a 90 minute ticket that includes the bus trip as well as admittance to the metro, plus unlimited connections during the 90 minutes. Single tickets can be used although using a Troika card is most recommended. To get in, one has to insert the ticket into a turnstile. In Moscow, more than 16 million rides are taken every day. The network which originally operated on just 1 line, serving 13 stations in total is now considered to be the busiest metro system outside Asia. Taganskaya Station. You can reload it at ticket windows in the stations, on machines or through the app. It’s a symbol of national pride, representing how the technological capacity of this county has advanced as much as the culture and society. On the morning of 16 October, the metro stopped operating for the first time in history. The connection from one of the 12 lines to line 14 (Central Circle) and vice versa is free within 90 minutes from initial entry. Although major extensions were completed in recent years, large expansions of Moscow’s metro can be found in current production. A single metro ticket (55 Roubles), allows you to ride the metro, changing lines and trains, until you leave the Metro. The monorail (Line 13) operates from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm and line 14 (Central Circle) operates from 5:45 am to 12:30 am. The specified period will begin counting down from the first time the passes are used. Spanning over 330 km in length, it comes as no surprise to learn that it is the fifth longe… Project-focused world-wide news about infrastructure, rolling stock, rail freight transport, passenger transport, intermodal and cross-border transport, railway operators commercial activities and tenders. Being that it is a truly efficient system, the system finds itself constantly expanding to meet the needs of Moscow’s residents. Free sanitiser machines (stands) on almost every entrance / exit. If you do not wish to use a Troika card, you can purchase a single ticket or a ticket package that comes in the form of a red card. Each station is named after a letter in the Russian alphabet, but inside of each station and on the metro you will find maps with names in both the Russian alphabet and the Latin alphabet. This was the second line to operate and it is the longest metro line in all of Moscow. The metro was then seen as a show of the Soviet Union’s superiority over capitalistic societies. According to statements by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, the current length of the Moscow Metro will be extended to 1,000km by 2023-2024, which is an expansion of three times the network of 2010. As some of Moscow’s famous metro stations are the most beautiful in the world, they are also some of the busiest. It will have 6 stations. The Metro system is made up of subway lines. In addition, the first section with 6 stations of the Rublyovo-Arkhangelskaya Line is expected to enter passenger services in 2024-2025. They will also contribute to the reduction of CO2, helping fight against climate change. The first line of the Moscow Metro was open in 1935, it covered the distance from Sokolniki to Gorky Park and included 13 stations. Presently, various lines are planned to be extended to a total of 93 miles (150 kilometers) by 2020. Total route length is to exceed 450 km by 2022. This tradition was observed from when the metro opened in 1935 and the first section from Park Kultury Russian: Парк Культуры to Sokolniki Russian: Сокольники was constructed. Yandex.Metro offers an interactive Moscow metro (underground, subway, tube) map with route times and trip planning that accounts for closed stations and entrances. The Moscow metro was one of the first metro systems in the Soviet Union. The metro runs from 6 to 10 minutes at night. Although the Moscow metro is well designed, extends to the city’s borders and includes connections with surrounding districts, it has to be adjusted to the constant demand for extensions and upgrades. It is Moscow’s oldest metro line and runs from Bulvar Rokossovskogo to Salaryevo cutting halfway across the city on the northeast – southwest axis. It is not possible to enter the Moscow Metro without a valid ticket. Some of the stations from line 1, the first line to operate, are the oldest in the system and must be upgraded. Moscow has three international airports, all 19 or 25 miles (30 or 40 kilometers) away from downtown. a year. All rights reserved, The Austrian company Linsinger takes big steps towards zero emission mobility as it has presented worldâs first hydrogen rail milling machine called MG11 H2. The list of Moscow Metro rules is mandatory for every metro car. L.M. Each of these lines has a name, a code (numbers or numbers and letters) and a color. The disadvantage of the Moscow Metro is that, except in the downtown area, the network of stations is not very dense. It’s possible to reach any one of them using a combination of metro and bus, but keep in mind that this may not be the best option if you are traveling with a lot of luggage, considering that the bus drops you off in the suburbs where you will have to take a metro to downtown Moscow. The Big Circle Line will be 70-km long served by 31 stations two new train maintenance facilities. Exploring the Moscow Metro independently is inexpensive and easy; all you need is a ticket. Other plans were floated over the next half a century, but none came to fruition due to financial constraints, the disruption of war and revolution, and even opposition from the Orthodox church. Moscow Metro rules. It is the most famous line since several stations still contain the famous Stalinist architecture. Unlike many of the world’s other metro systems that surged due to the necessity for a fast and efficient mode of transportation, the history of Moscow’s metro is also tied to the politics and ideas that shaped Russian society. This Orthodox Church, unique in its architecture and famous for its colorful domes can be found in Plaza Roja (the Red Square) and is part of Unesco’s World Heritage Sites.